India batting great Sachin Tendulkar announced his retirement from one-day cricket on Sunday amid speculation he was contemplating retirement from all forms of international cricket.Sunday, 23 December, 2012, 3:17pm
Ricky Ponting's decision to retire could be the start of an exodus of other batting greats, including Indian maestro Sachin Tendulkar and South Africa's Jacques Kallis.2 Dec 2012 - 4:27am
Sachin Tendulkar is facing unprecedented calls to retire after a string of failures fuelled speculation that time had finally caught up with India's icon.
Tendulkar, 39, has shouldered the hopes of a nation for 23 years, in the process becoming the world's leading run-getter in both test and one-day cricket with 100 international centuries.5 Sep 2012 - 2:53am
Pity poor old Abu Dhabi. Given all the Middle Eastern oil dollars and the amount of reflected glory it is supposed to give the ruling family, the Yas Marina track is a rather unloved thing.10 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
A new Twenty20 English Premier League will start next summer, according to Mike Gatting, the ECB's managing director of Cricket Partnerships. 'An announcement will be made in a couple of months and we will have our own Twenty20 league next year in June,' Gatting said.31 May 2009 - 12:00am
The 2007 World Cup becoming a 16-team event: 'We need to look at developing the game and spreading it worldwide. It will be good to have more teams. I don't think more associate member countries will mean more one-sided games. Kenya showed that at the last World Cup'.28 Sep 2003 - 12:00am
GWALIOR, a town more noted for its impressive Fort and palaces, prepared itself well for the first major encounter of the World Cup. The match between India and West Indies, apart from the being the meeting of two ex-champions, was billed mainly as the head-to-head between the two best batsmen of today - Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara.26 Feb 1996 - 12:00am
HONG KONG finished at the bottom of the batting averages at the end of a closely-fought Bowl competition, but it did not detract from skipper Pat Fordham's satisfaction at his team's performance over the weekend. After scoring a huge 103 runs in their victory over Holland before losing by five wickets to New Zealand, the territory finished last in the Bowl.2 Oct 1995 - 12:00am
INDIAN batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, 21, slammed a career-best 179 to drive West Indian cricketers against the wall in the second Test at Nagpur.3 Dec 1994 - 12:00am
A STAR-STUDDED Indian team, including exciting batsmen Sachin Tendulkar and Vinod Kambli, will lead the sub-continent's challenge for the Hong Kong Sixes.
India, who have been disappointing in the past two tournaments, are captained by Test skipper Mohammad Azharuddin and have a side capable of winning the tournament this year.27 Sep 1994 - 12:00am
PAKISTAN Wasim Akram (c) Waqar Younis Javed Miandad Inzamam-ul-Haq Basit Ali Mushtaq Ahmed THE sheer pace and class of Waqar Younis and Wasim Akram will make life hard for all opposing batsmen in at least two of the five overs bowled by the defending champions, more than enough time to turn the match in their favour.1 Oct 1993 - 12:00am
SAME time, same place, last year, Vinod Kambli was carrying the bags for his Indian teammates. To expect him to be doing it these days would be like expecting the Queen to carry her own bags.
While not in the league of royalty, Kambli now has a stature and respect which grows every time he walks out to bat.1 Oct 1993 - 12:00am
WHILE India's defeat of Sri Lanka in the just-completed three-test series was not nearly as emphatic as its 3-0 drubbing of England earlier in the year, it did prove that the country is back on track as one of the world's top test cricketing nations.
India sealed the series 1-0 in Sri Lanka when the third and final test petered out to a draw last week.15 Aug 1993 - 12:00am